Active Shooter in a Healthcare Facility-Planning for Responding to & Recovering from the Unthinkable

Steve Wilder Senior Consultant & COO of Sorensen, Wilder, and Associates discusses how a healthcare facility is one of the easiest “soft targets” the active shooter can find…countless open doors on the perimeter make it an easy target. Staff must be prepared to recognize the event, respond properly, and recover afterwards. And, in the COVID-19 world, that risk may move to an even higher level.

1. Explain five steps to minimize the losses that result from an active shooter event in a healthcare facility
2. Explain the “Four Outs” of response to an active shooter event in a healthcare facility
3. Discuss the decision making process between personal safety and patient safety for the healthcare professional